“Pain makes you stronger. Fear makes you braver. Heartbreak makes you wiser.” ~Unknown
You wake up and check your phone expecting a “good morning” text, but there’s nothing there. Going through your day, everything feels quieter and there’s a gaping …
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“If you have nothing to be grateful for, check your pulse.” ~Unknown
I couldn’t feel my legs.
There wasn’t any pain, just this odd “sameness” of non-sensation.
My body was frozen as I turned my eyes downward to scan down …Read More »
“Glimpses of love and joy or brief moments of deep peace are possible whenever a gap occurs in the stream of thought.” ~Eckhart Tolle
Eleven years ago I read a book that was life changing for me. It taught me …
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Preparing for retirement is a lifelong project. There’s so much to consider and many expected costs that we need to prepare for. While some people work with a financial planner, it’s quite common these days for people to plan their own retirement without consulting a professional. Unfortunately, this can sometimes lead to things we overlook. One […]
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“The most difficult times for many of us are the ones we give ourselves.” ~Pema Chodron
I’m on my phone, posting a photo of myself on Instagram. It’s a vulnerable shot—I’m holding my bare belly.
I type in the …
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The idea of “taking time off from work” can conjure up a menagerie of thoughts and emotions. Disappointing a boss or coworkers, failing to complete projects on time, or the peer pressure that no one else seems to be taking a break around you can make it difficult to feel like you can take some […]
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“Nothing changes unless you do.” ~Unknown
In the fall of September 2017, after one of the longest summers of event planning I could have imagined, I quit my job.
As I proudly exited the workforce to pursue my creative talents …Read More »